Do I Need Varicose Vein Treatment?
Suffering from varicose veins? For too long patients have been told that treatment for varicose veins is “cosmetic only” and not necessary. We know now that this is wrong; every year, 1 in 23 people with varicose veins will experience progression of their symptoms1. This can result in swollen ankles, leg ulcers, skin discolouration, and more – not to mention the discomfort, pain, and loss of confidence that those living with venous disease can endure.
Treatment of varicose veins gives patients a better quality of life2 and stops this deterioration – as well as restoring your confidence and the appearance of your legs!
So, do you need treatment? If you have varicose veins and any of the following symptoms:
- “phlebitis” (clots in the varicose veins)
- red or brown ankle skin
- ankle eczema
- open sore (leg ulcer) – even if it has healed!
The Vein Clinic uses the most advanced techniques and treatments to ensure that having your veins treated has a minimal effect on your life. Our beautiful Subiaco clinic was custom-built for walk-in walk-out procedures, eliminating the need for hospital stays and time off work.
1.J Vasc Surg Venous Lymphat Disord. 2015;3(1):18–26.
2.Health Technol Assess. 2006;10(13):1–iv